To install this theme, simply follow these steps:
- Install WordPress
- Install the theme
- Activate the theme
- Install the optional plugins
- Additional configurations for TimThumb and dummy content import
If you have not set up your WordPress installation yet, you can grab a copy of latest WordPress version here. Next, go through the installation instructions inside readme.html file and set up your WordPress installation. If you are new to WordPress and have problems installing it you might want to check out this link: https://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress
Installing the theme
You can either choose to upload the theme to your server via FTP (only upload the unzipped folder "TEMPLATE" into the folder wp-content/themes/ ) or using the WordPress upload function.
To use the upload function of the WordPress admin panel make sure to ONLY upload the "TEMPLATE" folder and not the whole archive file that you received from Themeforest.
If you are new to WordPress and have problems with theme you might want to check out this link: http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Themes
Activating the theme
Activate the "Metropolis" theme by selecting the "Appearance -> Theme" tab and then activate.
Install the optional plugins
For a better experience of use, there are a plugin we warmly suggest to install: